Enjoy fine art instruction in a variety of media related to the Museum's Permanent Collection and special exhibitions through workshop programs. The Museum offers a regular schedule of fine art and drawing workshops designed for adults and taught by artists, educators, and related professionals. Frequently changing exhibitions and a fine art atmosphere enhance student learning and inspire the artistic techniques and processes presented in class. Workshops are offered throughout the year. Museum members receive discounts on registration for a single workshops or a series.
Notice: This workshop has been cancelled. Stay tuned for more information on the next Second Saturday Workshop in November.
Learn a variety of techniques to draw from a still-life taking inspiration from the elaborate sets of Gregory Crewdson, an acclaimed American photographer best known for his uncanny images of deceptively serene suburban life. Led by local artist and educator,...Keep reading
This informal drawing workshop gives adults and teens the opportunity to draw from objects in the collection while guided by instructor Damon Hitchcock. Meet in the Rotunda.
Gallery Visit: The Art of Music
Workshop Cancelation Policy: Cancelations must be made at least 72 hours prior to class time to receive a...Keep reading
Creativity and craft beer mix in a relaxed, social atmosphere. Following an exclusive, after-hours tour of The Art of Music, get hands-on with an artist taught art project inspired by works on view. By the end of the evening, participants will have created a unique work of art.Keep reading
Creativity and craft beer mix in a relaxed, social atmosphere. Following an exclusive, after hours tour of The Art of Music, get hands-on with an artist-taught art project inspired by works on view. By the end of the evening, participants will have created a unique work of art.
Inspiration work: Afro-Cuban...Keep reading
Explore and practice easy methods of repeated and rhythmic block printing on textiles, a printmaking method practiced by carving, inking, and pulling prints from a block. This workshop is led by local artist-educator Alyson Blum.Keep reading
Explore color and express yourself while creating two, large-scale paintings using gesture and movements inspired by the Modern paintings showcased in The Art of Music. This workshop is led by a local artist-educator Christina Thurston and begins with a docent-led tour of the exhibition.Keep reading
Using a variety of techniques to create a series of expressive, dynamic chalk pastel drawings inspired by the animal forms showcased in Ferocious Bronze: The Animal Sculptures of Arthur Putnam (February 6, 2016 through January 24, 2017). This workshop is led by local artist-educator Susan Roden and begins with a docent-led tour of the exhibition.Keep reading